Dental Jokes and Puns for Dentists and Patients

Hey there, folks! You’re probably wondering why anyone would want to combine dentistry and humor. Well, guess what – there’s a hidden trove of fun waiting for you in the world of dental jokes. Stressful dentist visits? Yeah, we’ve all been there. But we’re here to lighten things up.

These aren’t your average run-of-the-mill knee-slappers either. We’ve put together a sweet collection of dental jokes sure to make both patients and dentists grin from ear to ear – forget the sterile smell and the scary drills for a minute! And watch out, we’ve got some real belly-laughs heading your way.

Did somebody say ‘plaque’? Yeah, we’ve got a joke for that. ‘Cavities’? Covered – and not just with fillings.

These are the type of jokes you can share with your dentist right before they say “open wide,” or use to break the ice when you see someone cute at a dental conference…not that anyone’s ever done that, right? C’mon, let’s dive into this well of tooth-tickling humor without any further ado!

Alrighty then! Ready to chomp into it?

Funny Dental Jokes and Puns

  • What award did the dentist win? A little plaque.
  • What do dentists call the x-rays they take of patients’ teeth? Tooth pics.
  • What did the dentist say to the tooth when he had to leave the room? I’ll fill you in when I get back.
  • If a kid has 25 candy bars and they eat 22 of them, what do they have? Cavities.
  • My teeth were stained, so the dentist asked me, “do you smoke or drink coffee?” I told him I drink it.
  • What’s a dentist’s favorite dinosaur? A Floss-iraptor!
  • What did the dentist say to Tiger Woods? We’ve got a hole-in-one!
  • Knock, knock. Who’s there? Dish. Dish, who? Dish is how I talk since I lost my tooth.
  • Which teeth do you need to brush? The ones you want to keep!
  • What do you call a bear with no teeth? A gummy bear!
  • What does a dentist do on a roller coaster? He braces himself!
  • Why did the dentist take up music? Because he wanted to improve his drill skills!
  • Patient: How much does it cost to have a tooth pulled? 
    Dentist: $100. 
    Patient: All that for only a few minutes of work? That’s expensive. 
    Dentist: Don’t worry, I can pull it out slower if you’d like.
  • Dentist: Can you please help me? Scream as loud as you can, like you’re in a lot of pain. 
    Patient: Why? My tooth isn’t hurting this time. 
    Dentist: Because there are many patients in the waiting room, and I don’t want to miss the game!
  • Dentist: Do you floss? 
    Patient: Yes, I floss religiously. 
    Dentist: Really? 
    Patient: Of course, on Christmas and Easter.
  • Patient: What did you do before becoming a dentist? 
    Dentist: For a few years, I was in the army. 
    Patient: Oh? What did you do? Dentist: I was a drill sergeant.
  • The dentist told his patient to open wider. “My goodness!” he said. “You’ve got the biggest cavity I’ve seen, the biggest cavity I’ve seen.” “Ok,” said the patient, “but I’m scared enough. Do you need to repeat yourself?” “I didn’t,” said the dentist. “That was the echo.”
  • A young boy was sitting in the waiting room for a little bit after getting his tooth pulled. The receptionist asked him if he was ok. “Yes, but I didn’t like the bad word the dentist used while he was pulling my tooth.” “What did he say?” asked the receptionist, worried. “Oops.”
  • A young girl was talking to her dad about what she wanted to be when she grew up. She was thinking about becoming a heart doctor or a tooth doctor. “Dentist,” said her father. “Why?” the little girl asked. “We only have one heart, but we have 32 teeth.”
  • My dentist said I should try flossing more. I’ve started taking dance lessons now.
  • Who’s job is the most dangerous in Transylvania? The dentist who works on Dracula.
  • What does the dentist give a bear with a hurting tooth? Anything it wants.
  • What’s the dentist’s favorite kind of dinosaur? A floss-iraptor.
  • What made the snowman go to see a dentist? He was suffering from frostbite.
  • What does the dentist do when he’s on a roller coaster? Brace himself.
  • What do you call a bear with no teeth? A gummy bear.
  • What do tuba players use to brush their teeth? A tuba toothpaste.
  • What kind of teeth can you buy with a dollar? Buck teeth.
  • Where do killer whales go to get their teeth straightened? The orca-dontist!
  • What kind of music do kids with traditional braces listen to? Heavy metal!
  • How do you know the Tooth Fairy is a journalist? They’re always searching for the tooth.
  • Why is it sometimes necessary to get a second opinion from a dentist? Because each dentist has their own floss-ophy.
  • Dentist: Do you floss? 
    Patient: Yes, religiously. 
    Dentist: Really? 
    Patient: Of course. Christmas and Easter!
  • My dentist has a TV in the exam room. I go there to Netflix and drill.
  • In Panama, dental care is called a route canal.
  • My dentist put all caps on my teeth. Now I can’t stop shouting!
  • My dentist removed the wrong tooth. It was acci-dental.
  • The best time for a dentist appointment is… tooth hurty.
  • I got my job at the dentist’s office by word of mouth.
  • Why did the mummy go to the dentist? Because it had too many “unwrapping” smiles!
  • What did the dentist say to the computer? “This won’t hurt a byte!”
  • Why was the math book sad at the dentist’s office? Because it had too many problems.
  • What did one tooth say to the other tooth while playing cards? “I’m going to the dentist, but I’ll be back in a little while – just don’t lose your fillings!”
  • Why don’t dentists ever take a break? Because they’re always in “plaque” mode!
  • How does a dentist become a baseball coach? They know all about getting to the root of the problem!
  • Why did the tomato turn red at the dentist’s office? Because it saw the salad dressing!
  • What did the dentist say to the golfer with bad teeth? “You need to work on your slice!”
  • What did the tooth say to the departing dentist? “Don’t forget to floss-cue me!”
  • Why did the toothbrush go to therapy? Because it had too many issues with its bristles!

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